We work with people in Camden and Islington who are socially excluded in a variety of ways. Our primary work involves supporting mental health recovery and promoting the active participation within the wider community of homeless people, refugees and asylum seekers. See the Events section to read about weekly 'Open Access' drop-ins at Holy Cross Crypt, and twice-weekly group meetings for refugees and asylum seekers.
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Live Music Now is a UK-wide initiative, created by Yehudi Menuhin and Ian Stoutzker. Our musicians deliver interactive music programmes in care homes and hospitals, and a range of community and healthcare settings. We also work in special schools, where music can make a huge difference to the lives of children and their families. Our specialist support and training provides young musicians with skills and employment at the start of their professional careers, across all genres of music.
Core Arts has 23 years' experience of providing best practice and best value in Mental Health Creative Day Care in London.
Based in Hackney, Core Arts promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through creative learning. We provide quality education, training, employment and social enterprise initiatives that enable people who experience mental health issues to overcome barriers, fulfil their potential and participate fully in their community.
We offer creative education courses, and wellbeing through arts, music, sports, culture and education.
The theme of 2018's Mental Health Awareness Week is stress, and how to reduce it. Maybe you need a helping hand managing your mental health at work – or perhaps it is your job to take care of staff? Read on for details of organisations who can help - some of them local to Camden.
Do you live in Camden? Would you like to take part in a community-based course, workshop or activity? Or perhaps you would like to get fitter, or share your skills and experiences through a volunteer scheme to help others?
Healthy Minds offers free access to a wide range of activities to help you discover an activity that’s enjoyable and just right for you. And, if you need a hand deciding, a Healthy Minds navigator or sports buddy will help.
About the Service
Hopscotch AWC provides support services for Asian women and other minority women and their families on a wide range of issues including domestic violence, training, employment, housing and welfare benefits. Advisors speak Bengali, Sylheti, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic and French. Our services include:
The Minded Clinic provides yoga therapy and mindfulness sessions and courses. Their staff are all trained by the Minded Yoga Therapy program and have worked with the NHS, mental health organisations, social work and voluntary services.
The clinic offers:
We are an arts and health charity based at the Kentish Town Health Centre providing arts and wellbeing activities for the patients of the James Wigg and Queens Crescent Practices as well as members of the Camden community. Our services range from weekly activities such as Dance for Parkinson's and Baby Singalong to one off or termly arts workshops. Some are designed and delivered by therapists whereas others are delivered by artists and facilitators but have a therapeutic approach. Read about our projects.